Marsa Alam travel guide

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You're Going to Love Marsa Alam

With a population of 10,000, Marsa Alam is a must-see destination in Al Bahr al Ahmar, Egypt.

When to visit Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Marsa Alam in January
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Marsa Alam in July, when the average temperature is 31 °C, and the highest can go up to 35 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 13 °C, with an average temperature of 18 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in November, when precipitation is around 3 mm. In contrast, January is usually the driest month of the year in Marsa Alam, with an average rainfall of 0 mm.

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How to Get to Marsa Alam


When flying to Marsa Alam, you’ll arrive at Marsa Alam (RMF), which is located 62 km from the city centre.

Airports near Marsa Alam

Airlines serving Marsa Alam

Good (1,378 reviews)
Excellent (357 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (203 reviews)
Good (338 reviews)
Good (54 reviews)
Egypt Air
Good (113 reviews)
Good (7 reviews)
Good (8 reviews)
Czech Airlines
Okay (5 reviews)
TUI Fly Belgium
Good (15 reviews)
TUI fly
Good (10 reviews)
Air Cairo
Good (2 reviews)
Edelweiss Air
Good (7 reviews)
Neos Air
Excellent (5 reviews)
Excellent (2 reviews)
TUI Nederland
Excellent (1 reviews)
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Where to stay in Marsa Alam

Average rates range from around $102 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $182 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Marsa Alam

Most booked hotels in Marsa Alam

Hilton Marsa Alam Nubian Resort
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
Steigenberger Coraya Beach - Adults Only
Excellent (9, Excellent reviews)
Jaz Dar El Madina
Excellent (9.1, Excellent reviews)
The Three Corners Fayrouz Plaza Beach Resort
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
Royal Brayka Beach Resort
Good (7.8, Good reviews)
Aurora Bay Resort Marsa Alam
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
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Hiring a car in Marsa Alam

Expect to pay $0.89 per litre in Marsa Alam (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $10.65 and $14.20. Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Marsa Alam, while also 17% cheaper than other types, on average.